"My motive is the potential for individual transcendence and biographical liberty, and I investigate how the premise for such concepts is seduced by social normalisation, formed by religious and traditional currents, and influenced by popular culture."
Trygve Luktvasslimo holds an MFA in Visual Art from Malmö Konsthögskola. He is a sculptor and a performance artist, and lives in Vefsn (Norway) and Berlin (Germany). Previous performances include 33 ⅓ The Final Insult, A Shot in the Dark (Berghain Kantine 2007), Black Diamonds aren’t (HAU1, Berlin 2009), and Catching Fire (ps122, NYC 2007). He has participated in group exhibitions at Basso in Berlin, Henie Onstad Art Centre, and Tromsø Kunstforening. His last solo presentation was for Persbo Studio in Sweden.
Artist-in-residence November-December 2011
"Success" 27,5 x 31 cm, 2011
"The Rock" 70x200 cm, 2011